Ghana in collaboration with some development partners have initiated plans to protect and improve the local fisheries sector - ultimately to the benefit of the economy.
Agriculture can power the economic transformation of African countries, according to a new report from the Ghana-based African Centre Economic Transformation (ACET), founded by former Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, K.Y. Amoako.
Public Interest and Accountability Committee, PIAC has called for a forensic audit of all state projects that were funded by revenues from the oil and gas production.
Businesses are waking up to the opportunities presented by a rapidly-growing food market in Africa, that may be worth more than US$1tn each year by 2030 as imports are substituted with high-value locally-produced food.
Inflation rate for August 2017 increased to 12.3 percent from 11.9 percent recorded in July, 2017 according to the latest figures released by the Ghana Statistical Service.
Millennium Development Authority is inching closer to settling on a new “owner” for the Electricity Company of Ghana under its concessionaire arrangement.
The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets looks set to profit from foreign investment and an influx of foreign travellers.
Government’s ongoing effort to improve the rail sector has been boosted by a $10 million agreement between Ghana Manganese Company and the Ghana Railway Company.
Kumasi City Mall and the Accra Financial Centre were among winners at the Africa Property Investment Awards 2017 in Johannesburg.
Residence of Ekumfi in the Central region are set for the launch of the government’s ‘One District One Factory’ flagship project.
Government is being challenged to make funding more accessible for SME’s to enable small businesses make substantial contributions to development.
Ekumfi Pineapple Processing Factory, the first factory to be constructed under the government’s ‘One District One Factory’ project is expected to employ over 5000 people when completed by mid-2018.
Government is seeking to attract an estimate of $10 billion, after considering cost of track and associate infrastructure, to revamp Ghana’s dilapidated rail system and also create an economic corridor along the rail line.
Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) through its revenue mobilization task force embarked on a national exercise aimed at prosecuting all business entities who fail to issue tax invoices to clients.
The agenda to attract educated young people into farming “has to focus on the challenges that discourage them from farming,” according to a report by African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET).
Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) on Tuesday held a forum for young entrepreneurs to throw more light on how the Centre works with entrepreneurs.
Netherlands embassy in Ghana revealed plans to invest in Ghana's entrepreneurial sector as part of efforts to help fight the menace of unemployment.
The new Kotoka International Airport’s (KIA) terminal 3 project is on course for completion in May next year.
Government paid out about GH₵54million as refund to businesses under the new tax exemption policy as at June this year.
Director of the United Nations University, Elias Ayuk, said governments’ play a huge role in sensitizing citizens as to what changes must be made to curb the effects of climate change.
The Appolonia city development will build 100 homes through a partnership with the country’s leading mortgage provider, Ghana Home Loans.
SEYCONTECH LLC, a United States- based manufacturing technology solution provider, says it is working to help solve the bottlenecks in the manufacturing sectors of African countries.
Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma has announced the creation of a $10 million African Young Entrepreneurs Fund.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC), has launched 16th edition of the Ghana Club 100 Awards with the main aim of strengthening Small and Medium Enterprises and Industries (SMEIs) with the needed tools to remain relevant on the world market.
The Ghana Standards Authority and Invest in Africa have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that is aimed at making Ghanaian businesses, especially SMEs, become more competitive globally through improved quality and access to financial and technical support.
The inaugural edition of the Africa Data Revolution Report (ADRR 2016) will be launched on 19 July in Accra, Ghana, as part of activities marking the 2nd Africa Open Data Conference, which will take place from July 17 – 21, 2017.
As part of the long term measures to increase investment potentials in the country, Chief Executive of the GIPC, Yofi Grant has hinted plans to transform the Centre into an Economic Development Board.
China is Africa’s largest economic partner. Yet it has been a challenge to understand the full extent of the partnership due to a dearth of data. A new report by McKinsey Africa finds that its involvement is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggest.
Minister of Railway Development, Joe Ghartey has hinted government is likely to choose a local contractor for the construction of the Kumasi-Paga railway line.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has sought the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) financial support to implement the Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) in Ghana at a total cost of US$ 92.79 million.
Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has outlined infrastructural projects government intends to use $15billion cash expected from China.
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says government is strongly considering issuing diaspora bonds to raise cheaper funds in a bid to tap into the wealth of Ghanaian emigrants.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) has, in the first quarter (Q1) of this year alone, registered more than US$3billion worth of projects.
Investments in Infrastructure, a growing housing deficit and rapid urban growth is setting a tone for a burgeoning construction industry in Ghana.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Center, GIPC, has indicated plans to set up agencies across the various regions.
The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed government’s plans to disburse 50 million dollar stimulus package for selected distressed companies this month.
Invest in Africa is set to partner with the Ministry of Business Development on developing mutually beneficial SME growth programmes.
The “One District One Factory” programme will be launched In June this year with the start of work on 10 new factories.
President Nana Akufo-Addo will on Wednesday launch his government’s agricultural flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs in Goaso, in the Brong Ahafo Region.
A fully owned Ghanaian investment Banking Firm, Dusk Capital, has signed a partnership agreement with an International Investment Management Group (IIMG Africa Ltd) that will give the company access to over 300 international mutual funds across the world.
President Akufo-Addo and the United Kingdom foreign minister Boris Johnson have committed to deepening trade and improve the living conditions of its people.
The primary objective of microfinance is to create financial inclusiveness and provide an avenue for the delivery of essential financial services to sections of the society who would otherwise be largely uninvolved or unable to fully access them.
Consumer Price Inflation dropped marginally by 30 Basis Point to 15.5 per cent in November due to lower charges for utility and services, Nordea Capital stock market analysis.
Today’s front pages: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani, has said the Ghana Bar Association and the legal fraternity have a key role to play in attaining excellence in the 2016 polls.
Ghana today received support from the World Bank to strengthen its institutional capacity in domestic revenue mobilization, public investment management, debt management, and governance of State-owned Enterprises (SOEs).
President John Mahama is making a strong case for trade and investments from the country's development partners rather than just aid.
British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, says it is important for Ghana to strive harder to tackle macroeconomic challenges stipulated in the three-year programme with the IMF.
Rendeavour, Africa’s largest urban developer has broken ground on its 70-acre site dedicated to industrial purposes within the Appolonia City.
Ghana’s energy situation will soon receive a major boost as the sector is currently witnessing a substantial increase in the deployment of renewable energy.
The Ghana Mine Workers Union, GMWU has revealed there has been a 75 percent drop in the year-to-date rate of layoffs in the mining sector.
The Micro Finance and Small Loans Scheme (MASLOC) says it no longer gives loans to foot-soldiers of political parties.